WILSONVILLE, Ore., 6 Aug. 2009. FLIR Systems Inc. in Wilsonville, Ore., will supply an infrared camera system to the Indian air force under terms of a $7.2 million Pentagon electro optical contract for foreign military sales. The thermal camerainfrared surveillance system is the FLIR Star SAFIRE III infrared multisensor surveillance system, and will go aboard Indian C-130J surveillance aircraft.
The Star SAFIRE III thermal infrared camera has electro optics consisting of an 640-by-480-pixel indium antimonide infrared sensor and thermal imaging camera, optional color CCD zoom camera, optional spotter scope, optional low-light image intensifier camera, eye safe laser range finder, and optional digital inertial measurement unit and GPS sensor.
The military infraredelectro optical system can cover 360 degrees, at elevations from 30 to -120 degrees, has RS 232 interface to laptop or handheld computer, meets the guidelines of MIL STD 810E and MIL STD 461F, and ARINC 429 and MIL STD 1553 aircraft interfaces.
Work on this order will be at FLIR's facility in Wilsonville, Oregon and deliveries are to be completed by 2011. For more information contact FLIR Systems online at www.FLIR.com.